Washington Township - 1779
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11798 Buchanan Trail E., Waynesboro, PA 17268

Phone: (717) 762-3128

Fax: (717) 788-0372

Mon-Fri 8:00 am - 4:30 pm



“We, the Washington Township Police Department shall join in a partnership with our
residents, merchants, and visitors to provide a constant, safe environment through citizen
and police interaction. Having community service as our foundation; our goals include
increased prevention of crime, better protection of life and property, and a greater
assurance of safe living conditions for all citizens.

We shall strive to provide a proactive program of problem-solving techniques, education, and enforcement to effectively reduce crime, the fear of crime, and victimization to meet present and future challenges. We shall see public trust by maintaining the highest standards of performance, accountability, and integrity.”

Washington Township Police Department Policy Standards


Washington Township, Franklin County, Pennsylvania is accepting resumes from qualified candidates for the position of Chief of Police. The Township is a thriving residential and commercial community which encompasses 40 square miles and a population of 14,500. The Police Department is currently comprised of 11 full-time Officers, which include 2 Corporals, 1 Detective and 8 patrol Officers.

Qualified Candidates will have:

  1. Experience – Minimum 15 years full-time police experience with BS/BA in police or criminal justice administration or a related field from accredited college or university OR,
  2. Experience – Minimum 12 years full-time police experience with MS in police or criminal justice administration or a related field from accredited college or university, AND,
  3. Certified or eligible for waiver under PA Municipal Police Officer Education and Training Commission (Act 120) AND,
  4. Minimum 5 years supervisory experience.

Washington Township offers an outstanding, comprehensive benefit package, including medical, paid time off, retirement plan and equal opportunity employer.

Only qualified candidates need send a letter of interest with a complete resume and three professional references to:

Washington Township Police Department
Attn: Office Manager
11798 Buchanan Trail E.
Waynesboro, PA 17268
Electronic Submittal of all documents may be forwarded to: admin@washtwp-franklin.org

Review of resumes will begin immediately and will be accepted through December 22, 2023.

Additional questions can be directed to Cindy Broas, Office Manager at 717-762-1447 or admin@washtwp-franklin.org.

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Washington Township Police Association and Township of Washington, Franklin County .
The agreement period covers calendar years 2023, 2024, and 2025.

Police Agreement 2023 – 2025